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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Anglers rescued after falling through ice; Authorities advise people to stay off the lakes
Polaris issues recall on ATVs
Nine to seek Miss Nisswa title April 3
Hackensack Legion Auxiliary makes donations
Backus Legion donates $90,263 in charitable gambling funds
12U volleyball first at SOAR tournament
Twins coach tries to help Sano take the next step
Peterson says he's in 'no rush' to latch onto another NFL team
Inspired by grandfather, Taylor Rogers just keeps taking the ball for Minnesota Twins
Cook: Late-ice lake trout prove cooperative
Roger L. Melser
Grim's Grub: Lent is a special time
Card games: March 26, 2017
Lakes Area Music Festival to present 'Spanish Nights' in Pequot Lakes
Thousands share their charm in Crosslake
Pages from the Past - March 23, 2017
Parenting Perspectives: Why I worry about what others think of me
Grim's Tales: My new hit list
Farmers leading progress on buffer requirement
Positively Beautiful: Health and wellness trends popping up everywhere
Letter to the editor: Respect for our flag
letters to the editor
Births-March 12, 2017
March 24, 2017
Spaghetti feed set Sunday to benefit Pine River Food Shelf
I was born into a neighborhood in Boston that was half Italian and half Irish (I'm Irish). My mom was the best Irish lady for cooking Italian. Her red sauce was phenomenal. Traditionally, all the families had family dinner after church on Sunday. No one was excused except those in...
March 24, 2017 - 5:20am
March 23, 2017
Ackerman named all-conference for Tiger boys
Junior guard Nick Ackerman was the only member of the Pine River-Backus Tigers boys basketball team to be named a member of the All-Northland Conference team. Additionally, senior forward Kiel Struss and sophomore guard Torry Hirschey each earned an honorable mention in the conference....
March 23, 2017 - 6:30am
March 15, 2017
Tigers fall to McGregor in opening round
The Pine River-Backus Tigers boys basketball season came to an end on Thursday, March 9, in a 75-73 loss to the McGregor Mercuries in the North Subsection 5A quarterfinals. The Tigers outscored the Mercuries 48-44 in the second half, but it was not enough as the team committed 15...
March 15, 2017 - 2:25pm
March 8, 2017
Tiger boys fall to Verndale
Brady Raph led the way with 15 points and the Pine River-Backus Tigers boys basketball team fell to Verndale 68-40 in the regular season finale Friday, March 3. We played a very good first half," coach John Riewer said. "Unfortunately, in the second half we couldn't put the ball in...
March 8, 2017 - 2:25pm
March 5, 2017
PR-B 3rd-graders take first
The PR-B Tigers third-and-fourth grade team took first in the Menahga tournament on Saturday, Feb. 18. They beat four teams to become champions....
March 5, 2017 - 7:45pm
March 2, 2017
Tiger girls top Sebeka
Bailey Wynn scored 18 points as the Pine River-Backus girls basketball team beat Sebeka 64-50 in the team's first game of the Section 5A tournament...
March 2, 2017 - 9:32pm
March 1, 2017
Pages from the Past - March 2, 2017
60 years ago, March 1, 1957 Two Crow Wing County men left Monday morning for Minneapolis where they were inducted into the armed forces under selective service. They are Gilroy G. Arvig, son of Mrs. L.A. Arvig of Pequot Lakes, and Darrel A. Lind, son of Mr. and Mrs. Russel Lind of...
March 1, 2017 - 11:38pm
Tigers top Northland, Swanville
Nick Ackerman led the way with 22 points and six rebounds as the Pine River-Backus boys basketball team topped Northland Remer 87-72 on Monday,...
March 1, 2017 - 10:47am
Tiger girls win eighth straight
Gabby Rainwater - with a double-double of 16 points and 11 rebounds - led the Pine River-Backus Tigers over the Northland Remer Eagles 61-55...
March 1, 2017 - 10:47am
February 27, 2017
Backus man named state snowmobile association's Unsung Hero
Merle Weaver, of Backus, a member of the Ponto Knights Riders Snowmobile Club, was named Minnesota United Snowmobilers Association's 2016 Unsung...
February 27, 2017 - 9:42pm
February 22, 2017
Tiger boys split week's games
Four players scored in double figures, but the Pine River-Backus Tigers boys basketball team fell to the Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines 75-71 in...
February 22, 2017 - 10:35pm
February 16, 2017
Backus Wolverines reborn - First home game is Friday
There have been no Wolverines in Backus since the school merged with Pine River in 1991, but on Friday, Feb. 17, the Wolverines will return to their den in the old Backus gym. Though it might seem like adults would be responsible for the return of the Backus Wolverines basketball...
February 16, 2017 - 9:05pm
Reminder-Feb. 16, 2017
Kid's Day Out WOW Church of the Nazarene in Backus will host a Kid's Day Out event from 1-3:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17, featuring music, crafts, games, snacks and a movie, "The Secret Life of Pets."
February 16, 2017 - 2:40pm
Pages from the Past-Feb. 16, 2017
60 years ago, Feb. 15, 1957 (Headline) Staimbrook Implement Co. building shaken by Saturday eve explosion Shortly after 6:30 p.m. Saturday evening, people uptown heard a definite explosion and felt a considerable jar. 50 years ago, Feb. 17, 1967 (Headline) Officer Sorenson solves...
February 16, 2017 - 12:06am
February 15, 2017
Patriot boys top Tigers
The Pequot Lakes boys basketball team bested the Pine River-Backus Tigers 81-46 on Tuesday, Feb. 7, on the back of a 24-point performance by...
February 15, 2017 - 3:04pm